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Nay, tell me not, dear

Preface

3 Avenging and bright

Dedication.

8

What the Bee is to the Floweret

TER VEILED PROPHET OF KHORASSAN

10

Love and the Novice

PARADISE AND THE PERI

38 This Life is all chequer'd with Pleasures and Woes

TøE FIRE WORSHIPPERS

47

Oh the Shamrock

THE LIGHT OF THE HARAM

71

At the mid Hour of Night

One Bumper at parting

Tis the last Rose of Summer

IRISH MELODIES.

The younz May Moon

Dedication to the Marchioness Dowager of Donegal . 94 The Minstrel Boy

Preface to the First Complete Edition .

94 The Song of O'Ruark, Prince of Breffni

Gebore Glory waits thee .

95

Oh ! had we some bright little Isle of our own

War Song. Remember the Glories of Brien the Brave 95

Farewell ! - But whenever you welcome the lour

tia! the Tear and the Smile in thine Eyes

95

On! doubt me not

O, ber the pot his Name.

96 You remember Ellen

Wben be, aho adores thee.

96

I'd mourn the Hopes

The Harp that once through Tara's Halls

96

Come c'er the Sea

Fiy not set

..

96

Has Sorrow thy young Days shaded

01. think not my Spirits are always as light

96 No, not more welcome

Tho' the last Glimpse of Erin with sorrow I see

97. When first I met thee

Bich and rare were the Gems she wore

97

While History's Muse

Is a Beam o'er the Face of the Waters may glow -97: The Time I've lost in wooing

The Meeting of the Waters

318 Where is the Slave

How dear to me the Hour .

99

Come, rest in this Bosom

Tate lack the Virgio Page. Written on returning a 'Tis gone, and for ever

biank Book

99

Isaw from the Beach

99

Fillihe Bumper fair

Hoft has the Benshee cried

99 Dear Harp of my Country

We may roam through this World

99

My gentle Harp

Ereleen's Bower

100 In the Morning of Life

Let Erin remember the Days of old

100

As slow our Ship

The Song of Fionnuala

100 When cold in the Earth

Come, send round the Wine

101 Remember thee

Stipe was th- Warning

101 Wreathe the Bowl

Believe me, if all those endearing young Charms 101 Whene'er I see those smiling Eyes

102 If thou'lt be mine

102 To Ladies' Eyes

On! blame not the Bard

102 Forger not the Field

Toile razing on the Moon's Light

103 They may rail at this Life

103 Oh, for the Swords of former Time

Before the Battle

104

St. Senanus and the Lady

Alter the Battle

104 Ne'er ask the Hour

Ils steel to think

104 Sail on, sail on

Tibe Irish Peasant to his Mistress

105 The Parallel .

105 Drink of this Chip

It is not the Tear at this Moment shed

105 The Fortune-teller

The Origin of the Harp

105

Oh, ye Dead !

Love's Foung Dream

106 O'Donohue's Mistress

The Prince's Day

106 Echo

Weep on, weep on

107

Oh banquet not

Los a hath a beaming Eye.

Thee, thee, only thee

Tosv thy Form io youthful Prime

107 Shall the Harp. then, be silent

By that Lake, whose gloomy Shore

108 Oh, the Sight entrancing

She is far from the Land

108 Sweet Innisfallen

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Hear me but once. (French Air.)

151

When Love was a child. (Swedish Air.)

151

Say, what shall be our Sport to-day? (Sicilian Air.) 151

Bright be thy Dreams. (Welsh Air.)

152

Go, then - 'lis vain. (Sicilian Air.)

152

The Crystal Hunters, (Swiss Air.)

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Row gently here. (Venetian Air.)

152

On, Days of Youth (French Air.)

153

When first that Smile. (Venetian Air.)

153

Peace to the Slumb'rer! (Catalonian Air.)

153

When thou shalt wander. (Sicilian Air.)

153

Who'll buy my Love-knots ? (Portuguese Air.) 153

See, the Dawn from Heaven. (To an Air sung at

Rome, on Christmas Eve.)

154

Nets and Cag's. (Swedish Air.)

154

When through the Piazzetta. (Venetian Air.)

155

Go, now, and dream. (Sicilian Air.)

Take hence the Bowl. (Neapolitan Air.)

155

Farewell, Theresa ! (Venetian Air.)

155

Ost, when the watching Stars. (Savoyard Air.)

155

When the first Summer Bee. (German Air.)

156

Though 'uis all but a Dream. (French Air.)

156

When the Wine-cup is smiling. (Italian Air.)

156

Where shall we bury our Shame? (Neapolitan Air.). 156

Ne'er talk of Wisdom's gloomy Schools. (Mahratta

Air.)

156

Here sleeps the Bard. (Highland Air.):

157

Do not say that Life is waning

157

The Gazelle

157

No – leave my Heart to rest

157

Where are the Visions

157

Wind thy Horn, my Hunter Boy

157

Oh, Guard our Affection

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Slumber, oh slumber

158

Bring the bright Garlands hither

158

If in loving, singing

158

Thou lov'st no more

159

When abroad in the World

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Keep those Eyes still purely mine

159

Hope comes again

159

O say, thou best and brightest

159

When Night brings the Hour

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Like one who, doom'd

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Fear not that, while around thee

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When Love is kind

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The Garland I send thee

161

How shall I woo?

161

Spring and Autumn

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Love alone

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XXI. Observe when mother earth is dry

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XXII. The Phrygian rock, that braves the storm 225

XXUI. I often wish this languid lyre

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XXIV. To all that breathe the air of heaven 226

XXV. Once in each revolving year

227

XXVI. Thy harp may sing of Troy's alarms 227

XXVII. We read the flying courser's name

227

XXVIII. As, by his Lernian forge's flame.

228

XXIX. Yes - loving is a painful thrill

228

XXX. 'Twas in a mocking dream of night 229

XXXI. Arm d with hyacinthine rod

229

XXXII. Strew me a fragrant bed of leaves

230

XXXIII. 'Twas noon of night, when round the pole 230

XXXIV. Oh thou, of all creation blest

231

XXXV. Cupid once upon a bed

231

XXXVI. If hoarded gold possess'd the power 232

XXXVII. 'Twas night, and many a circling bowl 232

XXXVIII. Let us drain the nectar'd bowl

XXXIX. How I love the festive boy.

233

XL. I know that heaven hath sent me here 234

XLI. When Spring adorns the dewy scene 234

XLII. Yes, be the glorious revel mine

234

XLIII. While our rosy fillets shed .

235

XLIV. Buds of roses, virgin Powers

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XLV. Within this goblet, rich and deep

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XLVI. Behold, the young, the rosy Spring

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XLVII. 'Tis true, my fading years decline

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XLVIII. When my thirsty soul I steep

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XLIX. When Bacchus, Jove's immortal boy 237

L. When wine I quaff, before my eyes

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LI, Fly not thus my brow of snow

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LII. Away, away, ye men of rules

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LIII. When I behold the festive train

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LIV. Methinks, the pictur'd bull we see

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LV. While we invoke the wreathed spring 239

LVI. He, who instructs the youthful crew 241

LVII. Whose was the artist hand that spread 241

LVIII. When Gold, as feet as zephyr's pinion 242

LIX. Ripen'd by the solar beam .

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LX. Awake to life, my sleeping shell

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LXI. Youth's endearing charms are Red

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LXII. Fill me, boy, as deep a draught

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LXIII. To Love, the soft and blooming child 244

LXIV. Haste thee, nymph, whose well-aim'd

spear

244

LXV. Like some wanton filly sporting

245

LXVI. To thee, the Queen of nymphs divine 245

LXVII. Rich in bliss, I proudly scorn

245

LXVIII. Now Neptune's month our sky deforms 246

LXIX. They wove the lotus band to deck,

246

LXX. A broken cake, with honey sweet

246

LXXI. With twenty chords my lyre is hung 246

LXXII. Fare thee well, perfidious maid

246

LXXIII. Awhile I bloom'd, a happy flower .

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LXXIV. Monarch Love, resistless boy

247

LXXV. Spirit of Love, whose locks unroll'd 247

LXXVI. Hither, gentle Muse of mine

LXXVII. Would that I were a tuneful lyre.

247

LXXVIII. When Cupid sees how thickly now

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EPIGRAMS FROM THE ANTHOLOGIA.

The Surprise

To Miss -

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on her asking the author why she had

NOTICE

248

sleepless nights

274

Αντιτατρου Σιδωνιου, εις Ανακρέοντα

The Wonder.

249

Του αυτου, εις τον αυτον

249

Lying .

Tou auTOV, U15 TOY OLD TO)

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Anacreontic

Του αυτου, εις τον αυτον

250

The Philosopher Aristippus to a Lamp, which had

been given him by Luis

276

To Mrs. -, on her beautiful translation of voiture's

Kiss

27.

Rondea11

JUVENILE POEMS.

277

Song

To Rosa

273

Preface

255

Preface, by the Editor

Written in a common-place book, called " The Book of

258

Follies

Dedication to Joseph Atkinson, Esq.

260

SOS

To Rosa

278

Fragments of College Exercises

261

Light sounds the Harp

Is there no call, no consecrating cause

278

261

From the Greek of Meleager

Variety

261

279

Song .

279

To a Boy with a Watch. Written for a friend

261

The Resemblance

279

Song

261

Fanny, dearest

To

202

The Ring To —

Song

262

To the Invisible Girl

280

Song

263

The Ring. A Tale .

281

Reuben and Rose. A tale of Romance.

26

To

-, on seeing her with a white veil and a

Did not

264

rich girdle

To

264

Written in the blank leaf of a lady's commonplace book 284

To Mrs. on some calumnies against her character 264

To Mrs. B1, written in her album.

Anacreontic

264

To Cara, after an interval of absence

2

To

264

To Cara, on the dawning of a new year's day

To Julia, in allusion to some illiberal criticisms

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To Julia

265

The Genius of Harmony. An irregular Ode

The Shrine. To

265

I found her not-the chamber seem'd

288

To a Lady, with some manuscript Poems, on leaving

To Mrs. Henry Tighe, on reading her "

Psyche"

288

the Country

265

From the High Priest of Apollo, to a Virgin of Delphi 209

To Julia

266

Fragment

240)

To

266

A Night Thought

290)

Nature's Labels. A fragment

266 The Kiss

*290

To Julia. On her birthday

267 Song

20

A Reflection at Sea .

267 The Catalogue

291

Cloris and Fanny

267 Imitation of Catullus to himsell

291

The Shield

267

Oh woman, if through sinful wile

291

To Julia, weeping

267 Nonsense

21

Dreams. To

26 Epigram, from the French :

299

To Rosa. Written during illness

26

Ona Squinting Poetess

292

Song

26% To

202

'The Sale of Loves

269! To Rosa

212

To

269 To Phillis

: 202

TO

270 To a Lady, on her singing

292

On the Death of a Lady

270

Song. On the birthday of Mrs.- Written in Ireland,

Inconstancy

270 1799

293

The Natal Geniuz. A Dream. To

the morning Song

293

of her birthday

270 Morality. A familiar epistle. Addressed to J, Atkin-

Elegiac Stanzıs, supposed to be written by Julia, on

son, Esq. M.R 1.A.

293

the death of her brother

271 The Tell-tale Lyre

294

To the large and beautiful Miss - in allusion to some Peace and Glory. Written on the approach of War 295

partnership in a lottery share. Impromptu

271

Song

295

A Dream

271 Love and Reason

295

271 Nay, do not weep, my Fanny dear

296

Anacreontic

272 Aspasia

296

To Julia

272 The Grecian Girl's Dream of the Blessed Islands. To
Hymn of a Virgin of Delphi, at the tomb of her mother 272 her lover.

207

Sympathy.

To Julia

273 To Cloe, imitated from Martial

298

The Tear

273 The Wreath and the Chain

298

The Snake

273 To

To Rosa

273 To _'s Picture

299

Elegiac Stanzas

274 Fragment of a Mythological Hymn to Love

300

Love and Marriage

274 To his Serene Highness the Duke of Montpensier, on

Anacreontic

274 his portrait of the Lady Adelaide Forbes

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Dedication to the Miss Feildings
The Voice
Cupid and Psyche
Hero and Leander
The Leaf and the Fountain
Cephalus and Procris
Youth and Age
The dying Warrior .
The Magic Mirror
The Pilgrim
The High-born Ladye
The Indian Boat
The Stranger.

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Preface

313

Dedication, to Francis, Earl of Moira

318

Prelate to Original Edition

318

To Lord Viscrunt Strangford. Aboard the Phaeton

frigate, off the Azores, by moonlight.

320

Mantas

321

To the Flying fish

321

I Miss Moore From Norfolk, in Virginia, Nov. 1803. 321

4 Ballad. The Lake of the Di:mal Swamp. Written

at Norfolk, in Virginia.

323

To tbe Marchioness Dowager of Donegal. From Ber-

Studia, January, 1804

323

To George Morgan, Esq., of Norioik, Virginia. From

Bermuda, January, 1804

323

Lines written in a Storm at Sea

326

Conds to Sea:-

Say, tempt me not to love again.

327

I pray fou, let us roam no more.

327

Tou read it in these spell-bound eyes

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A Dream of Antiquity

328

Well,- peace to thy heart, though another's it be 329

I were yonder wave, my dear.

The Soow Spiri! ·

330

I stole along the lowery bank

330

A Study from the Antique

331

There's not a look, a word of thine

331

Te Soseph atkinson, Esq. From Bermuda

331

T. Steersinan's Song. Written abward the Boston

Ingate, 23th April

333

To the Lord Viscount Forbes. From the city of Wash-

333

To Thomas Hume, Esq. M.D. From the city of Wash-

ingles

335

Lines written on leaving Philadelphia

337

Liber written at the Cohos, or Falls of the Mohawk

River

337

Soeg of the Evil Spirit of the Woods

To the Honourable W. R. Spencer. From Buffalo,

upoa Lake Erie.

340

A Canadian Boat Song.

Written on the River St. Law-

310

To the Lady Charlotte Rawdon. From the banks of

the St. Laurence

361

impromptu, after a visit to Mrs. ~, of Montreal 313

Written on passing Deadman's Island, in the Gulf of St.

Lawrence, late in the evening, September, 1804. 343

Is the Boston Frigate, on Leaving Halifax for England,

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